Buckingham Palace and the BBC’s Blue Peter programme today announced details of the official emblem chosen for Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012 to celebrate HRH Elizabeth II’s 60th Anniversary.

The emblem is the winning design following a national competition for children aged between 6 and 14. It was designed by 10-year-old Katherine Dewar, from Chester.

The official emblem is available immediately, free of charge, for download from the British Monarchy website. It will be available for use for all activities associated with the Diamond Jubilee celebrations including community and national events, publications, retail and merchandising. A set of guidelines for use has been released and is on the British Monarchy website: http://www.royal.gov.uk